TV Asahi has revealed character descriptions for the upcoming Kamen Rider Build.
Sento Kiryu / Kamen Rider Build, played by Atsuhiro Inukai
The protagonist, a genius physicist with phenomenal mental and physical abilities. Sento is taken in by the owner of the café “nascita” after collapsing in front of him and losing his memories. He now lives in a secret base within the café’s basement. He transforms into Kamen Rider Build using the Build Driver and Full Bottles to protect the people of Touto but neither the government nor the police know Build’s identity. On recommendation of nascita’s owner, Build joins the Touto Institute of Advanced Matter Physics to solve the mystery of Pandora’s Box.
Ryuga Banjo, played by Eiji Akaso
A former fighter who uses his sharpness and gut feelings to avoid losing. He was banned from fighting for match fixing and then arrested on suspicion of killing an Advanced Matter Physics member but escapes from prison.
He can sense the Smash, which gives him the ability to throw even Build off the his trail. Build and Ryuga’s destinies will become intertwined with one another.
Misora Isurugi, played by Kaho Takada
Daughter of Soichi Isurugi and the heroine of the show. She became withdrawn and secludes herself within nascita’s basement. She has a foul mouth but is a good girl at heart. She can purify ingredients that Build is able to harvest from the Smash.
Utsumi Nariaki, played by Yuki Ochi
Assistant to Gentoku Himuro, aide to Toto’s Prime Minister. He leads the research into Pandora’s Box at the institute and keeps a harsh eye on Sento’s activities.
Sawa Takigawa, played by Yukari Taki
Freelance journalist. She was attacked by the Smash during an investigation into Pandora’s Box and Kamen Rider Build. Saki discovers build’s identity and befriends him, working to provide him information. Although she’s a beauty, she has a determined spirit.
Gentoku Himuro, played by Kensei Mikami
Aide to Touto’s Prime Minister and the head of the Advanced Matter Physics. A man with a great mind, pride, and ambition. He appoints Sento to the Pandora’s Box study based on the results of a test. He also leads Touto’s Special Forces and is chasing after Ryuga.
Souichi Isurugi, played by Yasuyuki Maekawa
The owner of café nascita and Misora’s father. After Sento loses his memory, Souichi takes him in. He supports Sento’s battles as Build and watches over his success with glee.
The series will premiere on September 3rd, 2017, at 8:00 AM on TV Asahi on Sundays before moving to 9:00 AM on October 2017.
Source: TV Asahi
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